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 - Beginning on 13 October, Tropical Depression 16 caused widespread flooding and devastation throughout Honduras. Heavy rains, which doubled the average level of precipitation for the month ...read more
29/10/2008
 - The people of Tajikistan are in urgent need of assistance to restore food security following two years of unrelenting economic, environmental and social shocks. Reduced agricultural ...read more
25/09/2008
 - Rising prices have plunged an additional 75 million people below the hunger threshold, bringing the estimated number of undernourished people worldwide to 923 million in 2007, FAO ...read more
18/09/2008
 - In August 2008, overlapping crises compounded the impact of global soaring food prices on growing food insecurity in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Unusually heavy monsoon ...read more
08/09/2008
 - FAO will help cash-strapped farmers in Swaziland to purchase seeds in time for the next planting season, Director-General Jacques Diouf said today. Diouf was speaking to ...read more
08/09/2008
 - A month-long series of plantings is coming to an end in eastern Madagascar, aimed at ensuring that the local food supply – of rice especially – ...read more
28/08/2008
 - In readiness for the new planting season, FAO has started distributing urgently-needed seeds and tools to Haiti’s most vulnerable farmers to help them cope with the ...read more
04/08/2008
 - FAO's main objective in the West Bank and Gaza Strip is to provide a safety net for food insecure farming/herding households whose traditional livelihoods are endangered ...read more
01/08/2008
 - Despite a strategic coastal location that enables the import and export of goods to land-locked countries in the Horn of Africa, the Republic of Djibouti continues ...read more
31/07/2008
 - Hunger on the rise due to soaring food prices. The number of hungry people increased by about 50 million in 2007 as a result of high ...read more
03/07/2008